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Invitation to Stroud residents to find out more about Brimscombe Port redevelopment Image

Invitation to Stroud residents to find out more about Brimscombe Port redevelopment

Local residents are invited to an online community meeting to discover more about Stroud District Council's vision for Brimscombe Port.

Tesco Bank closes personal current accounts Image

Tesco Bank closes personal current accounts

Tesco Bank is to close all its personal current accounts because so few customers are using them.

Update following suspected sexual assault in Cirencester Image

Update following suspected sexual assault in Cirencester

A man from Cirencester has been arrested.

Leisure sector star performer in 21 days following June quarter rent day Image

Leisure sector star performer in 21 days following June quarter rent day

Figures from real estate experts Colliers show that across all sectors the ability to pay rent has improved.

Lockdown online card buying gives Moonpig double annual revenue Image

Lockdown online card buying gives Moonpig double annual revenue

Online card retailer with its catchy TV jingle, Moonpig has announced a double in its annual revenue as lockdown and covid restricted people's access to high street stationers and card shops.

New high for house prices Image

New high for house prices

House prices are up 30% since 2007, with average UK house prices reaching a new high.



NHS staff 'running on fumes' Gloucestershire GP says Image

NHS staff 'running on fumes' Gloucestershire GP says

A top Gloucestershire doctor has said NHS staff are ‘running on fumes’ because of the sheer number of people trying to access services.


Last chance to join major Gloucester webinar Image

Last chance to join major Gloucester webinar

It’s the last chance to sign up for the major Gloucester at the Crossroads webinar and have your say on the future of the city.

Gloucester firm to fuel Scottish Rugby Image

Gloucester firm to fuel Scottish Rugby

Gloucester-based sports nutrition brand Nutrition X has been announced as the official performance supplement partner to Scottish Rugby.

Cheltenham man who attempted cash machine theft with digger jailed Image

Cheltenham man who attempted cash machine theft with digger jailed

A Cheltenham man who smashed a wall with a mechanical digger in an attempt to steal a cash machine - causing £40,000 damage in the process - has been sentenced.

New team gets behind Forest Green Rovers Image

New team gets behind Forest Green Rovers

Forest Green Rovers has announced a brand-new partnership with insurance technology company, Fuelled.

Applications open for hospitality business top-up grants Image

Applications open for hospitality business top-up grants

Applications for top-up funding for hospitality businesses affected by the pandemic opened last Thursday, July 22.

New 24-hour gym to open in Cirencester Image

New 24-hour gym to open in Cirencester

Fitness brand PureGym has revealed its plans to open a new 10,000 sq ft site at Cirencester Retail Park.

Wine lovers celebrate a Brexit victory over red tape Image

Wine lovers celebrate a Brexit victory over red tape

Wine-lovers in Gloucestershire will be popping their corks with glee at news their favourite vintage may soon be cheaper after the Government agreed to cut red tape.


Marks & Spencer to launch same-day clothing deliveries Image

Marks & Spencer to launch same-day clothing deliveries

In a UK first for big retailers, Marks & Spencer has revealed plans to launch same-day and half-day nationwide clothing deliveries to challenge rivals Asos and Next.

Appeal for witnesses to help investigation into a suspected sexual assault Image

Appeal for witnesses to help investigation into a suspected sexual assault

The incident is suspected to have occurred in Abbey Grounds Cirencester.

Cost of police horses comes under scrutiny Image

Cost of police horses comes under scrutiny

The true cost of Gloucestershire's police horses is revealed as a review into the controversial unit comes under scrutiny.



Luxury bedroom brand gets its own Dreams showcase Image

Luxury bedroom brand gets its own Dreams showcase

Bed retailer Dreams, with branches in Gloucester and Cheltenham, has opened the first instore presence for luxury brand Feather & Black.




Poundland rolls out its Free From range Image

Poundland rolls out its Free From range

Budget retailer Poundland, with branches in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud and Tewkesbury, has announced plans to expand its specialist health food range.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, July 23 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, July 23

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour with announcements being made about businesses and services that are being forced to adapt and change.

Gloucester firm's six environmental nominations Image

Gloucester firm's six environmental nominations

Gloucester firm Sanctus Ltd has been nominated for six projects in the annual awards celebrating excellence in brownfield and contaminated land use.



Popular Gloucester restaurant reopens its doors Image

Popular Gloucester restaurant reopens its doors

On the 23rd December 2020, due to the flash floods in Gloucester the restaurant had to shut and it has only just reopened.

Superdry branches out into winter sports gear Image

Superdry branches out into winter sports gear

Cheltenham-based global fashion brand, Superdry, has teamed up with US snowboard and ski brand, Gilson to release a range of boards, skis and helmets.

Two Gloucestershire law firms rank high in Chambers and Partners high net worth directory Image

Two Gloucestershire law firms rank high in Chambers and Partners high net worth directory

Charles Russell Speechlys and BPE Solicitors have ranked in band one and two of the directory this year.

John Lewis Click and Collect for Shell garages Image

John Lewis Click and Collect for Shell garages

John Lewis is to expand its Click and Collect service at Shell garages. The shopping service will be coming to 80 more locations on top of the 30 already operating.


Social media giants Snapchat and Twitter announce revenue increase Image

Social media giants Snapchat and Twitter announce revenue increase

Both sites have seen a profit and an increase in daily users.

Shoe brand crocs have made a comeback Image

Shoe brand crocs have made a comeback

Crocs have sold more than double the shoes in the second quarter of this year than they did in the same time last year.

Food supply gets 'pingdemic' help but no joy for hospitality Image

Food supply gets 'pingdemic' help but no joy for hospitality

Workers at supermarket depots and in food production will be exempt from self-isolation rules as the government steps in to halt a looming food shortage crisis but there's no relief in sight for Gloucestershire's hard-pressed hospitality.

Cheltenham supermarket security guard stabbed with needle during attempted theft Image

Cheltenham supermarket security guard stabbed with needle during attempted theft

The 30 year old woman who stabbed a Cheltenham supermarket security guard with a needle while trying to leave the store with bottles of alcohol worth £250 has been sentenced.

Appeal for witnesses after a serious collision leaves a cyclist in hospital Image

Appeal for witnesses after a serious collision leaves a cyclist in hospital

Emergency services responded to an incident in Forthampton, Gloucester where a collision between a cyclist and car occurred.

Police horses in Gloucestershire under scrutiny Image

Police horses in Gloucestershire under scrutiny

The future of police horses in Gloucestershire is to undergo a long-awaited review.



£80k funding given to local communities this year Image

£80k funding given to local communities this year

Cheltenham Borough Council (CBC) and Gloucestershire County Council have allocated a total of £80k to 42 local community groups and voluntary sector agencies thanks to two funding pots.

National Trust fires a warning shot at takeaway 'picnics' Image

National Trust fires a warning shot at takeaway 'picnics'

Deliveries of food to a well-known beauty spot on the border of Gloucestershire have caused a National Trust manager to fire off a warning shot to local takeaways.

Gloucestershire Constabulary raises awareness of E Scooter rules Image

Gloucestershire Constabulary raises awareness of E Scooter rules

Did you know it is illegal to ride a private E Scooter in public?

£5m investment at Hartpury College Image

£5m investment at Hartpury College

Gloucester firm Barnwood Construction has been chosen as the lead contractor for the five-million-pound catering hub being built at Hartpury College.




Gloucester’s new 120,000 sq ft Amazon facility takes shape Image

Gloucester’s new 120,000 sq ft Amazon facility takes shape

A 5.3-acre plot of land in Gloucester is being transformed into Amazon Logistics' new Gloucester distribution centre.

Oyster and champagne bar to open in Stroud Image

Oyster and champagne bar to open in Stroud

Stroud delicatessen Armadeli is launching a new oyster bar within its existing unit at the Five Valleys Market.

New restaurant coming to Cheltenham’s Quadrangle Image

New restaurant coming to Cheltenham’s Quadrangle

Visitors to the new Quadrangle will be able to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine as Bosco is confirmed as the refurbished building's first restaurant tenant.

Zero carbon experts move to Stonehouse business park Image

Zero carbon experts move to Stonehouse business park

Zero carbon specialist Carbon Magics Ltd has set up a new office at Bond's Mill in Stonehouse, owned by developers Robert Hitchins Ltd.

Gloucester ditches City of Culture bid Image

Gloucester ditches City of Culture bid

Gloucester has ditched its planned bid to become the next UK City of Culture, just weeks after announcing it would be competing.

Tax threat to small firms recovery and new jobs Image

Tax threat to small firms recovery and new jobs

A threatened rise in national insurance contributions paid by employers would seriously damage economic recovery and mean fewer jobs, especially for the young, small firms say.


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